Summary: My personal story of discovery of Linux Series: How I Found Linux Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1967 Just a regular story of a Linux power user, or how I loved computers, then I hated computers, then I loved computers again, and then I moved to a love/hate kind of thing... Topics: Linux, Beginners, Computing history, Gaming
Exceptional Hardware and Software Meeting 2014 pushing frontiers of open source & DIY DESY Hamburg site, June 27-29 2014 http://ehsm.eu Abstract: The presentation covers a 30-years evolution of widget toolkits, which took place along with the historical changes in a desktop GUI. Widget toolkits are reviewed from three points of view: architecture, user experience, and programming principles. More than 90% of historically significant widget toolkits have open source licenses: some are... Topics: EHSM, Widgets, GUIs, Open Source Software, Computing history
A live demo on a restored Xerox Alto personal workstation running Pinball game. The machine and the game are from the mid 1970s and preceded most modern personal computing. The demo was recorded in Atherton, CA by Dr. Bruce Damer on May 5, 2017. Topics: digibarn, Xerox Alto, Xerox PARC, personal computing history
The Xerox 6085 (Daybreak) Professional Computer System workstation introduced in a two part video. Thanks Ed Weeden for the digitization. Topics: Digibarn, Xerox workstations, graphical user interfaces, computing history, 1980s
Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: computing history, information technology, networks, networking, Internet, Simon Ramo,...